lichen planus

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© Richard Usatine, M.D.
Patient Demographics
Age at Visit: Young Adult
Gender: male
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Lesion Characteristics
Primary Morphology: papule, plaque
Secondary Morphology: atrophy
Descriptors: well demarcated
Palpation: bumpy
Color(s): red, hypopigmented
Localization(s): penis
Visit Specifics
Biopsy: Punch biopsy (Pathology reports findings typical of lichen planus.)
Differential Diagnoses: lichen simplex et atrophicus, syphilis, scabies
Actual Treatment: Hydrocortisone cream 1%
Alternative Treatment(s): Triamcinolone cream 0.1%
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